Valvular heart disease and pregnancy - A high index of suspicion is important to reduce risks

Prasad, Ananth K. and Ventura, Hector O. (2001) Valvular heart disease and pregnancy - A high index of suspicion is important to reduce risks. Postgraduate Medicine, 110 2: 69-+.

Author Prasad, Ananth K.
Ventura, Hector O.
Title Valvular heart disease and pregnancy - A high index of suspicion is important to reduce risks
Journal name Postgraduate Medicine   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0032-5481
1941-9260
Publication date 2001-08
Sub-type Article (original research)
Volume 110
Issue 2
Start page 69
End page +
Total pages 10
Place of publication Berwyn, PA, United States
Publisher J T E Multimedia
Language eng
Abstract Pregnant women who have valvular disease represent a major challenge for physicians involved in their care. Careful history taking and physical examination, along with a judicious use of diagnostic tools (mainly echocardiography), can lead to better management and ultimately to excellent outcomes for both mother and baby.
Keyword Mitral valve stenosis
Pregnancy complications
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Medicine Publications
 
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